January 2021

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 4:03 PM

More than 600 city students will rely heavily on financial assistance to get them back to school in two weeks time. That’s where the Smith Family come in.

600+ city students in dire need of financial support

More than 600 city students will rely heavily on financial assistance to get them back to school in two weeks time. That’s where the Smith Family come in.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 8:35 AM

The two inspiring divers tasked with rescuing the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave will be coming to the Darling Downs to share their heroic stories.

Inspiring cave divers and rescue heroes to visit Toowoomba

The two inspiring divers tasked with rescuing the Thai soccer team trapped in a cave will be coming to the Darling Downs to share their heroic stories.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 3:48 PM

The staff of a Darling Downs correctional centre were praised this week for their outstanding work on a day of national recognition.

‘Challenging work’: Region’s correctional centre staff praised

The staff of a Darling Downs correctional centre were praised this week for their outstanding work on a day of national recognition.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 2:17 PM

A local charity is taking on all unwanted presents from Christmas to pass onto families in need, still struggling in the wake of 2020. Here’s how you can donate.

City charity taking unwanted Christmas presents

A local charity is taking on all unwanted presents from Christmas to pass onto families in need, still struggling in the wake of 2020. Here’s how you can donate.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 1:57 PM

It’s a tough time to rent in Toowoomba. Here is a list of five of the cheapest rentals up for grabs in the city right now.

Five of the cheapest rentals available in Toowoomba right now

It’s a tough time to rent in Toowoomba. Here is a list of five of the cheapest rentals up for grabs in the city right now.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 4:06 PM

Aeromedical retrievals were impacted significantly during the pandemic last year, but Toowoomba seems to be the outlier, with record-breaking numbers of rescues. Here’s why.

Surprising impact of coronavirus on local air rescues in Toowoomba

Aeromedical retrievals were impacted significantly during the pandemic last year, but Toowoomba seems to be the outlier, with record-breaking numbers of rescues. Here’s why.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 4:05 PM

An insurance company has called on the Government to fix our roads, before making claims about why drivers aren’t reaching their destination in one piece.

Unsafe roads, dodgy drivers: Factors that lead to sky-high death toll

An insurance company has called on the Government to fix our roads, before making claims about why drivers aren’t reaching their destination in one piece.

Published a story 13th Jan 2021 12:13 PM

A focus on climate action in Toowoomba has the potential to generate over 2000 local jobs within the entire Darling Downs. All we need is the right support.

2000+ jobs: Climate action in region will create employment boom

A focus on climate action in Toowoomba has the potential to generate over 2000 local jobs within the entire Darling Downs. All we need is the right support.

Published a story 12th Jan 2021 4:50 PM

Metro travellers will potentially be stopped at the door to Toowoomba after doctors issue warning to Brisbane locals not to travel to regional towns post-lockdown.

‘Don’t come here’: Doctors deter travellers coming to Toowoomba

Metro travellers will potentially be stopped at the door to Toowoomba after doctors issue warning to Brisbane locals not to travel to regional towns post-lockdown.

Published a story 11th Jan 2021 9:51 AM

Lockdowns are due to end at 6pm tonight but those in rural communities are asked to stay on high alert.

‘Remain vigilant’: Risks posed to southwest Qld amid outbreak

Lockdowns are due to end at 6pm tonight but those in rural communities are asked to stay on high alert.

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